William H. LessingHome State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Texas Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. Disabled at Sharpsburg ... "terribly wounded at Sharpsburg, a bullet passing through his lungs", according to his obituary in the Confederate Veteran (19 CV 82).
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pp. 150 - 152 [AotW citation 1680]
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